17. Emergency Plans

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17.1 A Major Emergency is any event which, usually, with little or no warning, causes or threatens (a) death or injury, (b) serious disruption of essential services or (c) damage…

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16 Medical Facilities, First-Aid and Ambulances

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General 16.1 Detailed requirements in regard to the provision of medical facilities, first-aid and ambulances at sporting events are contained in Chapter 23 of the Code of Practice for Safety…

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15. Means of Escape and Exit Routes

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General 15.1 Guidance regarding final egress is contained in Chapter 9 of the Code of Practice for Safety at Sports Grounds. 1 Egress 15.2 Gates should be manned at all…

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14. Crowd Management

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General 14.1 Guidance regarding ingress is given in Chapter 8 of the Code of Practice for Safety at Sports Grounds. 1 Access to the Grounds/Site 14.2 At outdoor events there…

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13. Stewarding

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General 13.1 Chapter 18 and Appendix D of the Code of Practice for Safety at Sports Grounds 1 sets out the duties, training, etc., of stewards at events held in…

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12. Spectators with Disabilities

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General 12.1 All premises including open sites used for concerts should be accessible to all disabled persons, including wheelchair users, whether they be members of the public or employees. Guidance…

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11. Entry to Grounds

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General Access 11.1 General access is the term used to describe the system whereby all patrons pay the same admission price and are allowed to move freely to most parts…

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10. Traffic Management

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Traffic Management Plan 10.1 A Traffic Management Plan should be prepared by the Gardaí in consultation with the Promoter, the Local Authority, the Health Board and transport authorities. (Section 91…

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09. Noise

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9.1 Guidance on sound levels at outdoor concerts is contained in the Guide to Health, Safety and Welfare at Pop Concerts and Similar Events. 1 9.2 A major factor associated…

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08. Front-of-Stage Barriers

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General 8.1 A barrier must be provided in front of the audience to create a sterile zone between the audience and the stage. Care should be taken when designing this…

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